Also known as: Methotrexate
Neurontin (gabapentin) is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It affects chemicals and nerves in the body that are involved in the cause of seizures and some types of pain.
Neurontin is used in adults to treat neuropathic pain (nerve pain) caused by herpes virus or shingles (herpes zoster).
Neurontin is also used to treat seizures in adults and children who are at least 3 years old.
Use only the brand and form of gabapentin your doctor has prescribed. Check your medicine each time you get a refill to make sure you receive the correct form.
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results. Do not take Inderal LA in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Adults may take Inderal LA with or without food, but take it the same way each time.
Take this medicine at the same time each day.
Do not crush, chew, break, or open an extended-release capsule. Swallow it whole.
Hemangeol must be given to an infant during or just after a feeding. Doses should be spaced at least 9 hours apart. Make sure your child gets fed regularly while taking this medicine. Tell your doctor when the child has any changes in weight. Hemangeol doses are based on weight in children, and any changes may affect your child's dose.
Call your doctor if a child taking Hemangeol is sick with vomiting, or has any loss of appetite.
Measure liquid medicine with the dosing syringe provided, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine cup. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist for one.
Do not shake Hemangeol liquid.
Your blood pressure will need to be checked often.
If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using Inderal LA. You may need to stop using the medicine for a short time.
Do not skip doses or stop using Inderal LA suddenly. Stopping suddenly may make your condition worse. Follow your doctor's instructions about tapering your dose.
This medicine can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using Inderal LA.
If you are being treated for high blood pressure, keep using this medicine even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medicine for the rest of your life.
Inderal LA is only part of a complete program of treatment for hypertension that may also include diet, exercise, and weight control. Follow your diet, medication, and exercise routines very closely if you are being treated for hypertension.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not allow liquid medicine to freeze. Throw away any unused Hemangeol 2 months after you first opened the bottle.
Detailed Inderal LA dosage information
If you overdose Alltrex and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of reach of children.